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2017 | Year in Review

2017 | The year that was:

11 numbers you may have missed on clevelandfed.org

Some may alarm us: the extent to which opioids are affecting the labor force. Others take our breath away: the Great Recession’s toll on households’ net worth. Let’s look back at 2017.

Decline in labor force participation among prime-age males that is potentially accounted for by opioid availability

United Nations-estimated fertility rate required to keep the population stable

High school Fed scholars who wrote Somewhere in Cleveland, our first community story project

Consecutive years the Cleveland Fed has earned the NorthCoast 99 Award

Young adults that live in the same neighborhoods as their parents

Minority-owned firms with good credit scores receiving at least some of the funding they sought

Simple monetary policy rules you can use to estimate future federal fund rates

Online job postings for registered nurses that request a bachelor’s degree or higher

Net worth lost by US households as a result of the Great Recession

Presentations and videos available from our Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality


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